From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher; and a countercultural icon closely associated with the scientific revolution. Galileo's experiment-based work is a significant break from the abstract approach of Aristotle.
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